Media References and Puns of Episode 106: The Endless Atheneeum

We got your Wonder Showzen reference, Matt. We've always got your reference.

Media References

  • (0:03:43) Travis: So, if there is a car, a plane or a train, or a telephone booth around you: get to Indianapolis. (Doctor Who)
  • (0:03:44) Matt: Time… is special, Tyler. [...] I’ll be sad if anybody got my Wonder Showzen reference.
  • (0:03:50) Laura: August August August 18th!  Liam: Critical Role! (Monster Jam commercials)
  • (0:08:01) Matt: ...and Darin De Paul is our fantastic Rod Serling intro personality (The Twilight Zone).
  • (0:08:41) Matt: Our friends at Emerald Knights got these boxes and they’re available off the Paizo website.
  • (0:09:19) Liam: Laura and I are in this really cool game called Lone Echo. Ready at Dawn.  Laura: It’s the same guys that did The Order.
  • (0:14:45) Liam: Going to paint a little god, just a happy, little god. (Bob Ross)
  • (0:20:39) Liam: It’s Frenchie.  Travis: *singing* Beauty School Dropout! (Grease)
  • (0:22:34) Travis: We fought him once and we like, like if this was a broom motion, we were just getting, like, swooped, swept, what is it? Liam: Swiffered. Travis: Swif-swiffered.
  • (0:26:10) Sprigg: We’re all stories in the end. Just make sure yours is a good one. (Doctor Who)
  • (0:33:56) Matt: And they curve and spiral and seem to intertwine, Escher-painting like.
  • (0:39:38) Sam: Scanlan-cito, he’s got tiny feet-oh, but he likes to cast spells, he does it with his beat-oh. When you go to sleep-oh, better check your sheet-ohs, ‘cause after he eat-ohs, he like to take a sheet-oh! (“Despacito” by Luis Fonsi ft. Daddy Yankee)
  • (0:41:28) Sam: Just take a look, it’s in a book, a Scanlan rainbow! I can read anything! (Reading Rainbow)
  • (0:42:09) The book we’re looking for is fraught with insanity, it dates back to the time of Calamity! It’s about a guy with oblivion chains, you know his name! What’s his name, yo?  Laura: It’s the Chained Oblivion! His name is The Chained Oblivion!  Matt: And there’s a million things he can’t undo, because he’s sealed!  All: Because he’s sealed! (“Alexander Hamilton” from Hamilton)
  • (0:44:25) Travis: Lin-Manuel just turned it off.
  • (0:45:39) Liam: *singing* God I hope I get it! I hope I get it! (A Chorus Line)
  • (0:47:23) Sam: This little gnomey went to the heavens, this little gnomey wants to go home, this little gnomey’s looking for a book, this little gnomey’s trusting Ioun; this little gnomey wants to go wee- wee--wee--wee all the way to this tome. (This Little Piggy)
  • (0:49:47) Sam: I’m so vain, I probably think this song is about me. I’m so vain! (“You’re So Vain” by Carly Simon)
  • (0:54:16) Sam: Read to me of times gone by! Can it be you’re here when a bunch of gods die? (“Drink With Me” from Les Miserables)
  • (0:55:09) It’s almost like an up and down version of the Star Wars entry to the Death Star.
  • (0:57:37) Travis: Haven’t you read Harry Potter?
  • (0:59:47) Sam: Yes, I have a Beautiful Mind!
  • (1:00:26) Sam: It’s a cookbook! (The Twilight Zone and The Naked Gun 2 ½)
  • (1:02:32) Travis: Regis Philbin.  Liam: Is that your final answer? (Who Wants to be a Millionaire?)
  • (1:04:47) Liam: You chose… wisely. (Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade)
  • (1:05:39) Travis: That’s the gold thing that came with the original Nintendo Entertainment System. The Game Genie!
  • (1:05:44) Liam: (Sean Connery voice) I certainly remembered my Charlemagne. Let my armies be the rocks and the trees and the birds of the sky! (Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade)
  • (1:07:31) Liam: Let’s go to Home Depot and get some trammels.
  • (1:13:24) Marisha: You know kung-fu! (The Matrix)
  • (1:14:36) Matt: Straight out of Flight of the Navigator.
  • (2:00:16) Matt: It’s written by good friend of the show Matt Colville.
  • (2:15:53) Travis: His tummy was glowing like f***ing Teddy Ruxpin.
  • (2:23:28) Matt: Look at all these big ass trees. (Attack on Titan)
  • (2:31:49) Grog: It’s not like he was in the room where it happened.  Taliesin: The room where it happened.  Matt: The room where it happened.  (“The Room Where It Happens” from Hamilton)
  • (2:32:00) Sam: Blue and a foot smaller. Like Blue Man Group.
  • (2:47:20) Travis: It’s like popping into Blockbuster when you’re going to the grocery store.  Sam: Blockbuster?  Laura: Redbox.  Sam: Harold’s Video.  Taliesin: 20/20.
  • (3:05:20) Taliesin: Please tell me it was a horse playing a saxophone. (Bojack Horseman)
  • (3:10:15) Grog: You put one of each four on the knuckles… (Infinity Gauntlet)
  • (3:33:30) Sam: Scrying Eyes! Are watching you! (“Private Eyes” by Hall and Oates)
  • (3:38:46) Sam: The chalice from the palace? Taliesin: It's the brew that is true. (The Court Jester with Danny Kaye)
  • (3:41:35) Matt: As the winged Doctor Manhattan stands there.
  • (3:41:42) Liam: So this is what it sounds like when doves cry! (“When Doves Cry” by Prince; The Simpsons)
  • (3:41:50) Matt: Just a slow rendition of “Hallelujah” as you touch yourself for the night. (Leonard Cohen)

Puns

  • (0:42:02) Laura: Oh, Jesus! I mean, Ioun!
  • (2:15:11) Liam: Don’t flick the bean!
  • (2:54:57) Grog: I’m incog-cheeto.
  • (3:01:27) Groon: Ysgard.  Grog: ...He’s God.
  • (3:06:34) Matt: After Scanlan blues you all.
  • (3:06:37) Sam: Episode title: The Blue Job.
  • (3:06:45) Travis: The Multiple Blue Jobs.
  • (3:33:02) Scanlan: I’m a holy man! [...] Grog: Because you’ve got holes?  Sam: My brother, please.